On May 11, the buses began rolling into the brand new Union Station Bus Concourse, a three-block-long, $500 million underground terminal that extends from just behind Union Station all the way north to Chestnut Street. Resembling an airline terminal or even a European-style train station -- with its ... More >>
Developer and urban preservationist Dana Crawford is a landmark in this city, so it's not surprising that a landmark would be named after her. But two? Next week, the Crawford Building will be dedicated in Larimer Square, the Victorian-era block she saved from the wrecking ball. And today, Sage Hosp ... More >>
Update: Earlier this month, we reported about a light-rail attack caught on camera near 30th and Downing -- the third assault at such a station in the past few months. See our previous coverage below. The latest: Leopoldo Maes, 23, is the fifth and presumably final person to be arrested in conjunct ... More >>
FlickrOne of this weekend's biggest downtown events -- Saturday's Denver Gorilla Run -- features a route that crosses past the 16th Street Mall but doesn't take place on it. That's no doubt a relief to the RTD. Last Saturday's events -- including the Zombie Crawl and separate marches involvin ... More >>
The bus ads.Yesterday, Colorado Drug Investigators Association's Commander Jerry Peters explained why his organization had written a letter castigating RTD's decision to accept bus ads for KushConII, a marijuana-oriented convention taking place this weekend. While RTD spokesman Scott Reed say ... More >>
KushConII ad.Last month, organizers of KushConII thanked RTD for accepting event-related bus ads. But RTD isn't receiving the same sort of compliments from the Colorado Drug Investigators Association. Says CDIA veep and North Metro Drug Task Force investigator Jerry Peters, "We don't feel it' ... More >>
From 9News coverage.During a stretch in April, hardly a day went by without an RTD accident leading to injury or death -- and yesterday brought another major crash, with three people in a vehicle hit by a bus near Colfax and Osage being transported to nearly hospitals in critical or serious c ... More >>
The fatal Lafayette bus crash, as seen in CBS4 coverage.Last week, we told you about the death of Marvin Webb, who was killed after he was struck by an RTD bus in Lafayette while he was riding his bicycle. Today, RTD spokesman Scott Reed confirms that the bus's driver, Paul John Johnson, has ... More >>
The scene of the latest accident, from CBS4 coverage.Update, 3:32 p.m.: As reported by the Colorado Daily, Marvin Webb has died from injuries sustained in a bus crash last night. This blog's headline and body copy has been changed to reflect this development; the original item, published at 2 ... More >>
The second accident scene, from 9News' coverage.It's been a grim past few days for RTD. On Saturday, a bus ran a red light near East 8th Avenue and Lincoln Street, smashing into a vehicle containing Carla Miranda and Dustin Peletier, both 29, who were killed in the crash. Then, yesterday, an ... More >>
Go west, young bus. You can find anything out there on the open road, but as a Westword operative recently discovered in Nebraska, some things seem more out of place than others. In this case, it was a shuttle-sized RTD bus heading westbound on Interstate 80 near the town of North Platte. A los ... More >>
Could an RTD ad for Grand Theft Auto drive kids crazy?
Sex was Michelle Ormond's driving force -- until she tried to put on the brakes.
The Daily Camera's new boss prepares to share.
Sealed With a Kissoff
Missing something? Don't tell your mom.
RTD pays a six-figure settlement for muzzling its own directors.
RTD hardens its target with compulsory anti-terrorism training.
Boulder Weekly editor Pam White creates a world in which romance novels and feminism co-exist.
RTD's buses keep rolling, but sometimes it's hard to tell where they're going.
The buck stops here for a company running RTD's privatized routes.
Tree hugs and kisses
The wheels on the bus go round and round as RTD struggles to find a competent contractor.
In Pueblo, the iron will of a union has proved tougher than steel.
Auraria's neighbors don't trust its latest development scheme.
But should it? That's what witnesses to a November shooting would like to know.
Should RTD concentrate on running buses--or paying cops to make busts?
Can't find your car? You may be an RTD commuter.
RTD has lovely parting gifts for stressed-out employees.
At RTD, it's pay as you go. And pay and pay.